Do you believe that the white walls in your home are bare and boring? Does your all white space feel like an apartment? Believe it or not, you don’t need to get out a bucket of paint and brushes to add some color to your space. Even if you live in a rented space, where most times painting is unaccepted, there’s still hope for your space.
White walls are clean, but sometimes you may feel as though a personal touch is needed to make your space less dull. Deciding what to do with an all white wall may seem difficult. It doesn’t have to be! With the interior styling tips mentioned in this article, you’ll be able to transform your drab white walls to be beautiful and fab.
White-walled rooms are a huge design trend. Why? Home decor wise, minimalism is in. Many designs embrace simplicity. White walls create a minimalist look. You know, bright, clean, and fresh. You’ve probably noticed a lot of interior decorators and home bloggers on Instagram expressing their love for minimalistic designs. Let’s face it whitespace is key to accomplishing an elegant and simple design. However, you don’t to fill every single corner and wall so that your space doesn’t feel blank. Decorating with all white walls is not as hard as you may think, especially if you have most of these items readily available in your home. Here are some decorating tips for white walls to consider:
One way to spruce up a white room is natural light. Natural light is an important part of any room. White walls are good if there’s plenty of natural light in the room. If you have enough lighting in the room and accessorize properly, white is not a bad choice. Natural light enhances the bright colors you may have in a room.
Element of Style’s “A Guide to White Paint” is a great source if you’re on the hunt for the perfect white paint for your space.
Display Your Art Collection
Blank walls serve as an excellent backdrop to display your collection of works. It’s nice to think that art can easily spruce up white walls. White walls are also a perfect base for hanging colorful works. A colorful painting will stand out on your blank walls and become the focal point of your space. Think about this, instead of painting your walls you save yourself the time and effort painting by sticking with white walls. Colorful pieces may drown on colored walls. Though on a white wall, colorful works become the centerpiece. White walls help highlight your collection, giving you the clean look of a museum.
If you want to go for a modern look accent white walls with black furniture. White makes anything pop. It’s an instant brightener for the room. When paired with lots of gold and hints of black, you’ll achieve a modern look. Try having color in your furniture and accessories. For example, earthy decor brings warmth to white walls. White walls are great for repeated palettes. If you have color on the walls, then the palettes would clash with the wall color. When you decorate with all white, you’ll need something besides color to keep things from looking too boring and sterile. The solution, experiment with bold texture.
As you can see, having white walls is not as bad as you may think. White walls are actually easy and fun to work with in terms of design. You can easily decorate white walls to transform drab walls to fab walls. Think of the white walls in your home as that one good friend. It’s consistent and dependable. In the afternoon when the sun sets, white walls give the impression of a glowing room. Now you can add instant style to your space with the decorating tips mentioned above.
These are just a few of the ways you can decorate white walls before your space gets the feel of an apartment. For more helpful decorating and hanging advice, be sure to read my blog: “Top 5 Tips to Actually Overcome Empty Walls“.